Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions: Rwanda Women vs Nigeria Women: Kwibuka Women's Twenty20 Tournament, 2021 - Match 8
The 8th match of the Kwibuka Women's Twenty20 Tournament will be played between Nigeria Women and Rwanda Women at the Gahanga International Cricket Stadium, Rwanda.
LIVE - Rwanda Women vs Nigeria Women
Current Form Nigeria Women:
Nigeria Women suffered a defeat at the hands of Kenya Women in their last completed match.
Batting first, Nigeria Women got to a total of 108 for 5 in 20 overs. The opening pair got out cheaply and couldn't utilize the powerplay overs. Blessing Etim at number 3 played a crucial knock of 34 in 33 deliveries and laid out a promise for decent enough score. She stitched a partnership of 55 runs for the 4th wicket with Salome Sunday. Salome remained unbeaten at 33 to take the team's total beyond the 100 run mark.
Chasing 108, Queentor Abel picked up from where she left in the last game and smashed 40 off 45 balls. Her opening partner Veronica Abuga too played well for her knock of 33. The opening pair put on a partnership of 67 runs to tilt the game totally in favor of the chasing team. In the end, Kenya Women hauled the target rather comfortably in the 19th over with 8 wickets in hand.
Current Form Rwanda Women:
Rwanda Women were outplayed by Namibia Women in their last completed fixture.
Bowling first, Rwanda Women conceded 101 for 6 in 20 overs.
The opening pair of Namibia Women collected 36 runs for the first wicket. Adri Van der Merve scored a quick fire 29 off 22 deliveries while Arrasta Diergaardt made 20 off 40. At this point, Namibia Women looked poised to score in excess of 140. However, the middle order could not fire enough and they had to settle for a total of 101 in 20 overs.
Rwanda Women started off terribly as they lost both the openers for duck and were reduced to 4 for 2 in the 3rd over. Kayleen Green and Wilka Mwatile bowled exceptionally well for Naminia Women. Sifa Ingabire showed some fight with her gritty knock of 12 runs but she got runout at an important juncture. In the end, Rwanda Women were restricted to 58 for 8 in 20 overs, losing the match by 43 runs.
Let's have a look at the squads:
Nigeria Women - Samantha Agazuma (c) , Kehinde Abdulquadri, Omonye Asika, Mary Desmond, Joy Efosa, Favour Eseigbe, Blessing Etim, Abigail Igbobie, Miracle Imimole, Piety Lucky, Blessing Nwobodo, Agatha Obulor, Racheal Samson, Esther Sandy, Salome Sunday
Rwanda Women - Sarah Uwera (c) , Marie Bimenyimana, Diane Dusabemungu, Alice Ikuzwe, Flora Irakoze, Sifa Ingabire, Gisele Ishimwe, Henriette Ishimwe, Immaculee Muhawenimana, Delphine Mukarurangwa, Belyse Murekatete, Josiane Nyirankundineza, Cathia Uwamahoro, Margueritte Vumiliya
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - Rwanda Women
Who will win? Rwanda Women
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Sarah Uwera (Rwanda Women), Salome Sunday (Nigeria Women)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) - Sifa Ingabire (Rwanda Women), Joy Efosa (Nigeria Women)
Most Sixes – Sarah Uwera (Rwanda Women), Salome Sunday (Nigeria Women)
Player of the Match - Sarah Uwera (Rwanda Women)
Team Scores Batting first - Rwanda Women 100+, Nigeria Women 90+
Match Handicap - Rwanda Women
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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.
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